Hijiki by Linnea Ornstein


March 2024
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
+ Lace
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
328 - 383 yards (300 - 350 m)
One size, ladies L (adjustable with needle size)
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Hijiki is an edible seaweed. The Hijiki mittens are a pair of fun mittens knit sideways. It starts from the outside edge of the hand, works its way to the inner edge where you add a thumb ­gusset and thumb. followed by the second side of the hand. The provisional cast-on edge and the thumb are grafted using ­kitchener stitch for garter stitch.

One size, ladies size M/L.
The sample mittens are ­approximately 20 cm ­circumference x 25.5 cm from cuff to finger tip. For smaller mittens, go down a needle size.


  • 3 mm/US2.5/UK11 circular needles 60 cm/24”.
  • Crochet hook, about 4-5 mm/US6-8/UK G-H.
  • 2 pieces of scrap thread, for provisional cast-on.
  • Stitch holder/stitch wire.
  • Darning needle.

Ca 22 sts x 44 rows = 10 x 10 cm in ­garter stitch on 3 mm needles. Check gauge, adjust needle size ­accordingly.

Myrans Maskor, merino/linen + mohair held together

  • MerinoLin 366m/100g

  • Myrans Mohair 420m/50g BC: 1 skein each of Gemenskap (white) ca 30g used of merino, 15g of mohair CC: 1 skein each of Vila (green) ca 10g used of merino, 5g of mohair https://myransmaskor.se/